The Queens Beast Series of silver coins was released to pay tribute to the 10 mythical and heraldic beasts that each played an important role in the history of the Royal Family. The 2018 Proof British Queens Beast Dragon 10 oz Silver Coin features the Red Dragon of Wales. The Red Dragon is considered to be representative of Wales itself. Henry VII held the Red Dragon as his banner when he marched through Wales on his way to the battle of Bosworth Field. The flag was then taken to St. Pauls Cathedral for a blessing. The coin contains 10 Troy oz of .9999 pure silver and was released in just 700 coins.
The Queens Beast Series was released in 2016, with the introduction of the Lion of England design. This first release was followed up by two designs issued in 2018 and 2018. The proof coins debuted in 2017, to the delight of collectors and investors both.
The dragon is depicted across a number of cultures, across the world. Some see the dragon as a benevolent creature, but in ancient and medieval times, the dragon was seen as a fire-breathing beast capable of mass destruction. With time, the dragon was adopted by English monarchs as a token of strength and power.
The obverse design of the 2018 Proof British Queens Beast Dragon 10 oz Silver Coin features the right-profile portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. This portrait was created by artist Jody Clark for the Royal Mint. The portrait features Her Majesty at the age of 89, shown wearing the Diadem Crown.
The reverse of the 2018 Proof British Queens Beast Dragon 10 oz Silver Coin features the Red Dragon of Wales. Declared the official token of Wales in 1959 by Queen Elizabeth II, the Red Dragon of Wales design depicts the quartered shield from the royal arms of the last native prince of Wales. who used a single leopard in each of the four quarters.
Your 2018 Proof British Queens Beast Dragon 10 oz Silver Coin is delivered to you in a protective capsule, inside of a black commemorative box. Also included is a Certificate of Authenticity.
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|Mint Mark||Not Shown|
|Designer (Obverse)||Jody Clark|
|Designer (Reverse)||Jody Clark|
|Product Series||Queen\'s Beast|
|Certificate of Authenticity||Yes|
|Metal Content||10 Troy Ounces|
|Shipping||Orders over $199 Ship Free|